The Nobel prize in medicine has been awarded to a Japanese cell biologist for discoveries on how cells break down and recycle their own components. Yoshinori Ohsumi, 71, will receive the prestigious 8m Swedish kronor (£718,000) award for uncovering “mechanisms for autophagy”, a fundamental process in cells that scientists believe can be harnessed to … Continue reading Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel prize in medicine for work on autophagy
In this podcast Dr Hameed Jahangiri from USA is conducting the memorial services for his departed friend Dr Shakeel Khan. He explains the process of human evolution beyond physical death as told in the Holy Quran.
http://youtu.be/KrcNL3dWfAo Chapter 2 verse 30 of The Holy Quran is used by Muslims to argue that the 'Theory of Evolution' is "un-Islamic". So in this video we look at two authentic commentaries of the Holy Quran on the verses related to creation to see what they say about creation. They refer to even older classical … Continue reading Evolution is not Islamic
"For many years I thought that evolution was incompatible with Islam but then I started reading more about the tradition of Islam and about science of evolution and came to believe that there are many areas of compatibility," said Nidhal Guessoum, professor at the American University of Sharjah, UAE. "If you do not insist on … Continue reading Bridging the gap between Evolution & Faith
In the first part of this series Dr Mir Faizal Mir talked about the Evolution of the Universe, in this second segment he explains that genetic research shows that homosapiens emanated from a single couple living in Africa.
In this khutba the theory of Evolution is explained in a very simple and non-technical, even inaccurate manner. It is also considered whether it is against what the Holy Quran teaches. The view expressed is that it is a theory which means a possible explanation and that science develops by putting forward theories to explain … Continue reading Evolution of man
This talk explores the concepts behind the evolution of the universe put forward by the big bang theory which shows that everything came into being instantaneously from nothing. This can be said to supported by the verse of the Holy Quran where Allah says that He says be and it is. However, it is dangerous … Continue reading Evolution of The Universe
An Imam at a mosque in the East End of London has been threatened and abused for giving a lecture in which he said that the theory of Evolution does not necessarily contradict the Holy Quran. In this series of khutbas I hope it can be shown that this imam was correct. People forget that … Continue reading Evolution and Islam Part 1